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Pros
"For the initial first level of support, we provide it from our side. If there's escalation required, we use Cisco tech for the AMP. And again, they are perfect. I mean, one of the best, compared to any other vendors.""The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.""The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.""The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.""I am really satisfied with the technical support.""It is a very stable program.""The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.""It doesn't impact the devices. It is an agent-based solution, and we see no performance knock on cell phones. That was a big thing for us, especially in the mobile world. We don't see battery degradation like you do with other solutions which really drain the battery, as they're constantly doing things. That can shorten the useful life of a device."

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"Endpoint protection has improved our operations by protecting our servers from potential cyber threats.""Threat protection has always worked well.""This solution has helped us because it is really useful for blocking all kinds of viruses.""The most valuable feature is the virus and malware detection capability.""The most valuable feature for our organization is the antivirus, as our staff is the target of zero-day malware and viruses.""With Symantec, I always know this tool will be reliable and with the latest protection.""The feature I find most useful is the console for reporting.""I like the firewall and the intrusion prevention features, and just the basic anti-malware and anti-virus seems to be pretty effective as well."

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"I'm not so familiar with the tool but I like the interaction of the console to the picture. Patching is the primary model I have been focusing on for the last couple of weeks. So I have created a proof of concept environment and have been checking the available features.""The security features are very valuable.""For incident response tasks, all these tasks can get done in minutes with minimal disruption to the end-user."

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Cons
"The solution needs more in-depth analytics.""In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.""The initial setup is a bit complex because you need to execute existing antiviruses or security software that you have on your device.""In the next release, I would for it to have back up abilities. I would like the ability to go back to a point in time to when my PC was uninfected and to the moment of when the infection happened.""The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.""I would like more seamless integration.""The technical support is very slow.""I would recommend that the solution offer more availability in terms of the product portfolio and integration with third-party products."

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"We must have complete dissolution with advance care protection but we are finding out that we need more Symantec technical specialists. We have identified a need to hire at least one more technical specialist familiar with Symantec to improve our solutions capabilities.""This latest version has proven unreliable for management and installation.""Sometimes, when we are creating a new policy, some of the clients are not being updated with the latest policy.""This solution needs better compatibility with services and applications.""I would like to see a hybrid version of this solution that covers both in-house and cloud-based servers.""If Symantec wants to improve, they should have a single event for all their products.""The overall quality of the product needs to be improved because with the last session we had several issues with new versions. Also, the solution needs better protections.""If you're not charged with administering the product and you don't do it every day it can sometimes be difficult to remember how to do the simple basic things, so some type of help or guidance for your most regular or frequent tasks would be good."

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"Most of the time, agent-relative issues have to be more equipped with self-healing features. At times, the agent is there, but for some reason, it doesn't report a status. It gives certain problems that are obviously agent-based.""The solution lacks mobility.""The solution can give a lot of false positives."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.""The price is very good.""The visibility that we have into the endpoint and the forensics that we're able to collect give us value for the price. This is not an overly expensive solution, considering all the things that are provided. You get great performance and value for the cost.""Whenever you are doing the licensing process, I would highly advise to look at what other Cisco solutions you have in your organization, then evaluate if an Enterprise Agreement is the best way to go. In our case, it was the best way to go. Since we had so many other Cisco products, we were able to tie those in. We were actually able to get several Cisco security solutions for less than if we had bought three or four Cisco security solutions independently or ad hoc.""In our case, it is a straightforward annual payment through our Enterprise Agreement.""Our company was very happy with the price of Cisco AMP. It was about a third of what we were paying for System Center Endpoint Protection.""There are a couple of different consumption models: Pay up front, or if you have an enterprise agreement, you can do a monthly thing. Check your licensing possibilities and see what's best for your organization.""The Enterprise Agreement is like an all-you-can-eat buffet of Cisco products. In that vein, it was very affordable."

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"Compared to other products and brands here in Mexico, the price is okay, somewhere in the middle. Our solution is unique in that it can adapt to a variety of pricing and licensing constraints considering we have the corporate, government, and academic mandates. The""We receive a discounted price for this solution because we are a non-profit organization.""The problem is Symantec is more expensive than other vendors.""The pricing is a little bit more expensive than other competitors, if you compare it to Kaspersky, for example, or McAfee.""We pay our licensing fees on a yearly basis, and everything is included in that price.""Its price should be reasonable.""There are subscription costs, we typically purchase the annual subscription. There can be other expenses too, for example, we use CrowdStrike also as part of our policy.""The prices fluctuate, but this year I think it was maybe around $12,000."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Among the most valuable features are the exclusions. And on the scalability side, we can integrate well with the SIEM… more »
Top Answer: We use the MSP model, so we're able to pay as we go. We report usage based on the actual usage, which is very handy. The… more »
Top Answer: Like any other security tool, there's always rooms for improvement. Some of the ways the product can be improved are: -… more »
Top Answer: Their threat protection is very good. We are managing a good number of users thanks to the solution and we are pretty… more »
Top Answer: Symantec Endpoint Security does have some aggressive competitors and they're offering very competitive pricing. Maybe… more »
Top Answer: Some vendors are starting to give Symantec Endpoint Security a run for their money. Even Symantec's basic DLP features… more »
Top Answer: The security features are very valuable.
Top Answer: Our biggest issue with the solution is its lack of mobility. Also, when it comes to deploying the SaaS, it's more… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case of this solution is for endpoint protection and, more particularly, the patching. We are… more »
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Overview

Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is subscription-based, managed through a web-based management console, and deployed on a variety of platforms that protects endpoints, network, email and web Traffic. AMP key features include the following: Global threat intelligence to proactively defend against known and emerging threats, Advanced sandboxing that performs automated static and dynamic analysis of files against more than 700 behavioral indicators, Point-in-time malware detection and blocking in real time and Continuous analysis and retrospective security regardless of the file's disposition and Continuous analysis and retrospective security.

Unmatched Endpoint Safety for Your OrganizationAs an on-premises, hybrid, or cloud-based solution, the single-agent Symantec platform protects all your traditional and mobile endpoint devices, and uses artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize security decisions.

Tanium Endpoint Platform reduces security risk, improves agility & increases efficiency, a fundamentally new approach to endpoint security's threat detection, indicent response, vulnerability assessment and configuration compliance & with management's software distribution, asset utilization, asset inventory and patch management.

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Healthcare Company20%
Government13%
University7%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company22%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm4%
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University8%
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government6%
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Computer Software Company31%
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Government9%
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Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise48%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise54%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise56%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Symantec End-User Endpoint Security vs. Tanium and other solutions. Updated: March 2021.
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Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is ranked 3rd in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 41 reviews while Tanium is ranked 22nd in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 3 reviews. Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is rated 7.4, while Tanium is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Symantec End-User Endpoint Security writes "Lacks next-generation behaviour-based detection, offers terrible technical support, and not as robust as competitors". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tanium writes "Great inventory tool that that scans well for vulnerabilities and offers minimal end-user disruption". Symantec End-User Endpoint Security is most compared with Microsoft Defender Antivirus, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro Deep Security, CrowdStrike Falcon and Symantec Data Center Security, whereas Tanium is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Carbon Black CB Defense, BigFix and SCCM. See our Symantec End-User Endpoint Security vs. Tanium report.

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